Backtrack across Saahat al-Hatab and make a beeline south along Sharia al-Kayyali. On the right is a door with a plaque announcing Beit...
On Saahat Farhat, is the Maronite Cathedral, which dates to the 19th century.
Museum Of Popular Tradition
One of the main attractions here, housed in the lovely Beit Ajiqbash (1757). The artefacts showcasing everyday life in centuries past...
The food isn’t what it used to be at Sissi House but the upstairs bar is a sophisticated place for a drink with a jazz pianist every...
Haj Abdo al-Fawwal
Opening early every morning, this is the best place to get Aleppine-style fuul, delicately seasoned with cumin, paprika, garlic, lemon...
Sharaf Mosque information
To the north of Saahat al-Hatab is Sharaf Mosque, one of the neighbourhood's earliest monuments, built in the reign of the Mamluk sultan Qaitbey (r 1468-96). At the western corner, just the other side of Orient House Antiques, a stylised sculpture of two robed women marks the turn for Sharia al-Sissi.